Andrew Kent

Clinical Director & Internal Medicine Specialist

Andrew Kent - Clinical Director & Internal Medicine Specialist
Andrew Kent BVSc DipECVIM-CA MRCVS Clinical Director & Internal Medicine Specialist

Andrew graduated from the University of Bristol in 2008.

He worked within mixed practice and small animal practice before undertaking a residency in small animal internal medicine at the Queens Veterinary School Hospital - University of Cambridge.

He gained his European Diploma in Small Animal Internal Medicine in 2016.

Andrew’s clinical interests include urology, gastroenterology and interventional radiology/endoscopy. He has already presented extensively in the UK and abroad.

Andrew joins not only the Blaise internal medicine team, but also takes on a leadership role within the hospital as our Clinical Director, and has been involved with much of the planning of the hospital and services.

Talking about his Clinical Director role, Andrew says, “I am excited to move into a leadership role and passionate about creating a hospital with an inclusive and collaborative culture.”

In his home life, Andrew has two aged pets, Bracken, a rescue American Bulldog cross Bullmastiff, and Herbie, a tailless moggie. He is also kept busy by his family – he has 2 beautiful young daughters. And in his spare time, Andrew enjoys singing, theatre and sports.

See below for Publications


A survey on Shar Pei auto inflammatory disease in the United Kingdom. Work, Scudder, Bergum Hjellegjerde, Dunning, Gajanayake, Kent, Tintle, Sparks and Allerton. Journal of Small Animal Practice 2023.​

Description and outcome of dogs with primary immune-mediated polyarthritis: 73 cases (2012-2017). Ravicini, Kent, Dunning, Baines, Clarke and Allerton. Journal of Small Animal Practice 2022

A multicenter retrospective study assessing progression of biliary sludge in dogs using ultrasonography. Butler, Bexfield, For, Fantaconi, Heinsoo, Kelly, Kent, Pack, Spence, Ward, Watson and McCallum. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 2022

Percutaneous-endoscopic rendezvous cholangiography with biliary stent placement in a dog with extra-hepatic biliary duct obstruction. Work, Allerton, Griffin and Kent. Journal of Small Animal Practice 2021

Clinical findings and outcome following medical treatment in dogs with idiopathic renal haematuria: 41 cases (2001-2018). Kortum, Bazelle, Gomez Selgas, Kent, Williams and Herrtage. Journal of Small Animal Practice 2021

Gall bladder mucoceles in Border terriers. Allerton, Swinbourne, Barker, Black, Kathrani, Tigers, Henriques, Kisielewicz, Dunning and Kent. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 2018.

Bacterial cholangitis, cholecystitis, or both in Dogs. Tamborini, Jahns, McAllister, Kent, Harris, Procoli, Allenspach, Hall, Day, Watson and O'Neill. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 2016

Measurement of serum 7α-hydroxy-4-cholesten-3-one as a marker of bile acid malabsorption in dogs with chronic diarrhoea: a pilot studyKent, Cross, Taylor, Sherwood and Watson. Veterinary Record Open 2016.

Prevalence of pancreatic, hepatic and renal microscopic lesions in post-mortem samples from cavalier King Charles spanielsKent, Constantino-Casas, Rusbridge, Corcoran, Carter, Ledger and Watson. Journal of Small Animal Practice 2016.

Naturally occurring acquired primary hypothyroidism in a cat due to lymphocytic thyroiditisKent, Constantino-Casas and Herrtage. Veterinary Record Case Reports 2016

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